it's as the knowledge of what to do when an earthquake struck at home, driving, public transit, or even at the beach or at work. we have also enhanced our preparedness to throughout the city departments, using homeland security funds to conduct training, planning, and exercises, as well as bridges valuable in equipment. since 2003, san francisco and the bay area region have received approximately $322 million in home and security grants for that training and equipment. some of our other major a compliment stock -- accomplishments include renovating the emergency operations center, adding state of the art technology and equipment. we have continued to revive our disaster council, which i had, and expanding the council to include not only our emergency management partners, but the nonprofit community, labor, and business associates.